Monday, September 21, 2015



The British government has promised to maintain the existing duty-free access for ‘everything but arms’ for

Farm loan crosses annual target in last 11 months

The annual target of farm loan disbursement by the country's banks has crossed its target in 11 months (July-May)

170 acres land allocated for developing Shreehatta EZ

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) signed, on Thursday, a land lease agreement, at Surma Hall of Pan Pacific Sonargaon

Prayer accessories' sales on rise in city markets

Sales of prayer accessories are rising as Eid shoppers have now turned to buy those in  celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, the

Earnings from transport services up

Export Promotion Bureau data showed that the country's earnings from the transport services increased marginally during the first 10

Export to Belgium slumps by 8.0 per cent

The country's export to Belgium slumped by 8.0 per cent in the 11 months of the current fiscal year

Food import cost likely to increase by 13pc in current year

The latest Food Outlook of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations statistics report that the

Intra-regional trade among BIMSTEC countries drops

The intra-regional trade of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Trade and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) dropped slightly in

Fatema sets example as successful fish cultivator

Fatema Begum of Amtali upazila in Barguna district stands as an example of where a person with strong determination

Govt assures safe investment in fast-track projects

The present government has assured of necessary security for both domestic and overseas investment in the fast-track projects in

WB providing $47.50 m loan to Chittagong WASA

The World Bank has approved $47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong,

Power sector needs $24.73 billion investment

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has urged the country's banks and financial institutions to invest in

Stock markets close week with upward trend

Stock market finished the week on Thursday upward through maintaining a steady rise for the fourth consecutive session.  There

LG offers 18 installment facilities during Eid

Global brand LG Electronics is offering 18 installment facilities for buying their products on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to

Prices of shoe higher this yr

The retail price of shoe on the eve of the Eid festival has increased tremendously this year for which

Edotco to acquire tower company in Pakistan

Edotco Group Sdn Bhd ("edotco") through, edotco Pakistan (Private) Limited, has signed an agreement with Tower Share (Private) Limited

Dutch envoy for strengthening business ties with Bangladesh

Dutch Ambassador Leoni Margaretha Cuelenaere has assured business leaders here of the best support in deepening business ties between

Banks face huge rush ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

As the general banking closed today before the five-day Eid-ul-Fitr vacation beginning tomorrow, commercial banks witnessed a huge rush

BD, US discuss ways to make Ticfa an effective platform

Bangladesh and the United States have laid emphasis on making the platform of Trade and Investment

'Biman suffers from accountability crisis'

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on Wednesday said Biman Bangladesh Airlines is rife with numerous allegations

Bangladesh is a land of opportunities

AA: You are a successful businessman and an esteemed entrepreneur in Bangladesh. Though you are occupied with business you

Southeast Bank gets new MD

Southeast Bank Limited appointed acting Managing Director M Kamal Hossain as Managing Director on Tuesday.He has been serving Southeast

Intra-regional trade increased in BBIN

International Trade Centre's (ITC) Trade Map latest statistics showed that intra-regional trade in Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) sub-region increased in 2016.According

Stocks maintain upward trend

Considerable gain in large cap securities maintained share markets further up on Wednesday when all market indicators finished higher,

ICMAB organizes post budget discussion

The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) organized a post-budget discussion session on national budget 2017-2018

Govt considering change in excise duty rate

State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan yesterday said the government is considering bringing change in the proposed

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